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July 15-23, 2023
National Western Events Center, Denver, CO

Things to do in and around Denver

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Things to do in Denver

Denver Zoo

Denver Botanic Gardens

Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame

Exhibitor Party and Open Futurity Draw Party

Friday, July 21, Approximately 6:00 PM

The RMRHA Exhibitor Party has become a tradition enjoyed by all.  The party is sponsored by RMRHA, and hosted by Colorado Farriers and friends.

 Futurity Calcutta

Held during the Exhibitor Party

The futurity team Calcutta auction will be held during the exhibitor party.  Teams to consist of Open Futurity horses and will be drawn at random before the auction.

Majestic Metals Little Kids Reining

Saturday, July 22

Calling all future Summer Slide Futurity Champions!  The little kids reining allows the youngest to compete at the Summer Slide.  This is always a favorite event at the Summer Slide with local trainers as announcers and judges.  Entry forms are available in the show office.

Little Kids Reining Guidelines:

  • All Awards are handmade by Majestic Metals and donated by Chip and Terri Roberts
  • A pattern will be posted for this class.
  • Limited to kids ages 5 through 10.
  • An adult may assist; leading the horse through the pattern is acceptable.
  • Fan involvement is encouraged; judges may give extra credit for large fan club noise.
  • Kids entering short stirrup class are not eligible for Little Kids Reining.